We’re Investors

We deploy pre-seed and seed venture capital to help entrepreneurs turn their innovative ideas into high-growth companies.

We invest in people. We look for entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence in all that they do, have skin in the game and the ambition to grow aggressively.

Our commitment to diversity isn’t a tagline. We aim to support diverse entrepreneurs to help us build a stronger portfolio and community in Northeast Ohio.



In addition to JumpStart’s investment funds, we can connect entrepreneurs to numerous other pre-seed, seed and early-stage sources of venture capital across Northeast Ohio. 
In addition to capital investment, we provide our portfolio companies with operational assistance to help them define their strategy, set milestones, understand their valuation and make the best use of their resources.
We open the door to an extensive network of mentors and advisors to surround you with a support team focused on your success.

To learn more, click here to download JumpStart’s Investment Funds Overview and FAQ.

Venture Capital For Every Stage

We maintain the following funds to support the growth of high-potential startups and scaleups.

Capital Invested


invested by JumpStart into more than 115 portfolio companies.

We’re Matchmakers

We collaborate closely with other funders in Northeast Ohio who can provide additional venture capital for your growing company.

Ready To Get Started?

Take the first step toward acquiring venture capital from JumpStart and/or our partners by completing our short, centralized application form. Our team will review your information and help determine the best funding options to help you grow.

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Real Results

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